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14-year-old Mitchell Frahm gets his kicks in as a member of the Cedar Rapids Inferno

CEDAR RAPIDS — The summer before starting high school is often full of nervous anticipation and diligent preparation. For soccer players, that typically includes training with a club team,...
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Iowa State football look ahead: TCU game should be another matchup of strong defenses

AMES — In the last two seasons, the Iowa State-TCU football series has strayed from every “Big 12 is just offense” stereotype. The defenses control the game in this series. TCU...
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Meet The Gazette's 2019 Male Athlete of the Year finalists

  Today, The Gazette reveals its 2019 finalists for its high school Athlete of the Year awards. The awards were inspired by the longtime sportswriting career of Jack Ogden. Athletes of the Year...
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Meet The Gazette's 2019 Female Athlete of the Year finalists

  Today, The Gazette reveals its 2019 finalists for its high school Athlete of the Year awards. The awards were inspired by the longtime sportswriting career of Jack Ogden. Athletes of the Year...
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Iowa high school softball regionals open Monday in 1A, 2A

Sigourney shared the South Iowa Cedar League East Division title. Lansing Kee was the Class 1A state champion in 2016 and 2017. Those two are the best area small-school squads hitting the field...
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“Stunned”: C.R. housing parents of Tyler Skaggs having difficult time processing pitcher’s death

CEDAR RAPIDS – Nine years ago, Don and Robin Grawe opened their northeast-side home to Cedar Rapids Kernels players for the first time. They were empty nesters whose grown children had played...
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Fifth Season races unite running community in Corridor

CEDAR RAPIDS — As Mike Glavan, 56, finished the Health Solutions 8K on Thursday morning at Greene Square Park, it had some extra significance for him. He helped build the park after moving...
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Drake coach overcomes past injuries to finish first in women’s Health Solutions 8K

CEDAR RAPIDS — Before this summer, Lindsay Crevoiserat went about three or four years without racing. After running collegiately at UConn and Oregon, injuries and a bout with Lyme disease...
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Garrett Ries helps lead top-ranked C.R. Xavier

CEDAR RAPIDS — Garrett Ries has been a mainstay in the Cedar Rapids Xavier lineup, stepping in as the starting catcher his sophomore season. He led the team in hitting that season and has a...
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Photos: Fifth Season Race

Runners participated in the annual Corridor Running Fifth Season 5k and 8k races.
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Jill Holub ready to power Wamac West softball champion Williamsburg into regionals

WILLIAMSBURG — No matter the situation, Jill Holub is an immense offensive threat whenever she is at bat. The Williamsburg junior slugger continues to power the Raiders, a team with...
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Fifth Season Races in Cedar Rapids expect more than 13,000 runners for 8K, 5K

CEDAR RAPIDS — As the 34th annual Fifth Season races begin Thursday, uncertain weather and July 4 falling on a Thursday will pose a few challenges. Yet the Health Solutions 8K and Fifth Season...
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Anamosa claims battle between River Valley softball leaders

ANAMOSA — West Liberty already locked up its first River Valley Conference South Division softball title. Anamosa is closing in on doing likewise in the North. The Class 3A eighth-ranked...
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Nick Nurse to appear at Zach Johnson Foundation Classic

Nick Nurse, coach of the 2019 world-champion Toronto Raptors, will participate in Monday’s Zach Johnson Foundation Classic at Elmcrest Country Club. Nurse, a Carroll native and Northern Iowa...
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Megan Gustafson is the 2018-19 Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year

IOWA CITY — Nearly three months after the end of a memorable women’s basketball season at the University of Iowa, the awards continue to pile up for Megan Gustafson. Gustafson was...
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Softball notes: Beckman’s Sydney Steffen zeroes in on 1,000 innings pitched

The between-games banter between Sydney Steffen and softball coach Ryan Meissner has been a constant during their time together at Dyersville Beckman. “She’ll pitch the first game, then...
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Area softball Super Ten

This week’s area softball Super Ten, through games played Tuesday, July 2: 1. CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY * Record: 28-2. MVC: 23-1. * Streak: Won 8. * Last week: 1st. 2. IOWA CITY HIGH * Record:...
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Cedar Rapids’ Jessica Heims still moving fast

Whether it be in life goals or track, Jessica Heims hasn’t slowed down one bit. The former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep and current University of Northern Iowa track and field athlete is...
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Charli Patten comes through; Linn-Mar edges Jefferson

MARION — Maybe they’re a surprise to you. But the Linn-Mar Lions aren’t shocking themselves. Charli Patten singled with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the...
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Kinnick documentary, Iowa Writers’ Workshop film receive piece of $2.1 million in grants Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs awards Greenlight Grants for first time

Iowa City filmmakers and the Cedar Rapids Ceramics Studio are among recipients of $2.1 million in art, film and history grants awarded by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. The department...
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